Ehsan Abdullah Hannan studied Arabic and SharÄ«Ê¿ah at the Islamic University of Madinah in the early nineties. There he studied á¸¥adÄ«th and fiqh under Sheikh Muhammad al-MukhtÄr al-ShinqÄ«á¹Ä« and his students.
In the mid nineties he memorised most of the QurÊ¾an in Egypt and spent time under the guidance of Sheikh Muhammd Ismail and others studying tafsÄ«r, fiqh, daÊ¿wah and tazkiyah.
He studied numerous books under the á¸¥adÄ«th scholar Sheikh Abdullah al-Judai with ijÄzah in his books and iftÄ.
He studied for a while in Makkah where he took studied á¸¥adÄ«th books and went on to take ijÄzah in the 6 books. He continued to study in Syria where he took ijÄzah in ShÄfiÊ¿Ä« fiqh and ijÄzah in tajwÄ«d from the senior reciter in Syria, Sheikh Muhammad Karaim Al-Rajee
Continuing in Riyadh, he renewed his study of Ê¿AqÄ«dah with Sheikh Abd al-Ê¿AzÄ«z Ê¿Abd al-Laá¹Ä«f and studied fiqh under AllÄmah al-AqÄ«l and others.
In the intermittent years he studied a masters in Islamic Studies and began his PhD on Ibn Al-Qayyim's MadÄrij Al-SÄlikÄ«n.
He currently teaches at a local East London Islamic secondary school and in his spare time he enjoys reading and playing badminton. Sheikh Ehsan brings his experience in studying around the world and in DaÊ¿wah to AlKauthar where we hope to benefit from him.